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Date: 2022/4/29

Updated Measures for Course Related Affairs

Due to a rapid escalation in the number of COVID-19 cases, the University is asking all academic and administrative units to comply with the following preventive measures:

  1. Starting from May 4th, except for the case that courses over 80 students are required to be offered remotely, if one or more student(s) are positive for COVID-19 or identified as close contacts, the instructor of the course can conduct distance teaching until the end of this semester and follow the instructions below.
    • Distance teaching can be introduced to general courses, and the final exam can be handled online or in person.
    • In principle, experimental and hands-on courses are delivered in in-person format, appropriate social distancing shall be planned and ushered in; instructors and students must wear masks properly in laboratories.
    • Course left unmentioned or with specific need, please fill out the application form for the Office of Academic Affairs’ approval. (https://www.space.ntu.edu.tw/navigate/s/
      18977F597D1447CFB417C9F99BAB11E2QQY
      )
  2. Instructors can upload their lecture videos to NTU COOL for asynchronous distance learning and online testing; also, U-Meeting is available on NTU COOL, which allows course members to participate in the video conference by real name. As for the alternative to on-site final exam, the University provides mechanisms for conducting online testing, online oral reporting, peer assessment and online drills. Please refer to the attached document for preparation (https://www.space.ntu.edu.tw/navigate/s/
    18977F597D1447CFB417C9F99BAB11E2QQY
    ).
  3. To prevent the epidemic, all application forms with review and/or signature from course instructors, mentors, advisors, and/or supervisors of departments/graduate institutes/degree programs (Course Withdrawal, Leave of Absence, Dropping Double Major and/or Minor Study etc. are included) can be replaced with flexible application procedures. Students can mail to the person and/or unit in charge with application form as attachment. If they approve your application, please forward this approved mail to the according unit of Office of Academic Affairs [note]. Late submissions will not be accepted.
  4. Graduate students can take their master’s or Ph.D. thesis/dissertation defense through the video conference. The signature of the committee member can be replaced by an electronic scan. The committee members who use the video method to conduct the master’s or Ph.D. thesis/dissertation defense are allowed to apply for their attendance fee, but not allowed to apply for their travel allowance.
  5. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the deadline of the thesis/dissertation submission for the second semester of the Academic Year 2021-2022 has been extended to August 31, 2022. The deadline for the thesis/dissertation defense is also flexible. As long as the Master’s and Ph.D. students can complete their thesis/dissertation submission process by August 31, 2022, they will be able to graduate on schedule. If the students are unable to complete the process of submitting their thesis/dissertation by August 31, 2022, they have to pay the tuition and fees for the next semester, and if their maximum period of study has expired, they shall be ordered to be withdrawn from the university.

[NOTE]

  1. Students affiliated in the following units shall mail to the Branch Office of Academic Affairs of the College of Medicine: Second Degree Bachelor of Science in Nursing (all students), Department of Nursing (sophomores and above), other undergraduate departments of the College of Medicine (juniors and above) and Department of Public Health (sophomores and above); other undergraduate students shall mail to Undergraduate Academic Affairs Division.
  2. Graduate students of the College of Medicine and the College of Public Health shall mail to the Branch Office of Academic Affairs of the College of Medicine; graduate students from other colleges shall mail to Graduate Academic Affairs Division.

*Undergraduate Academic Affairs Division:
https://www.aca.ntu.edu.tw/w/acaEN/StaffMembers?articleId=21080416434888537

*Curriculum Division:
https://www.aca.ntu.edu.tw/w/acaEN/StaffMembers?ArticleId=21080416440680638

*Graduate Academic Affairs Division:
https://www.aca.ntu.edu.tw/w/acaEN/StaffMembers?articleId=21080416442698460

*Branch Office of Academic Affairs of the College of Medicine:
https://www.aca.ntu.edu.tw/w/acaEN/StaffMembers?ArticleId=21080416451992603

*Center for Teaching and Learning Development & Digital Learning Center:
Digitalizing your courses 33663367#566、588;33663366#27777、25563、22586
NTU COOL 33663366#25536、33663367#598
U Meeting/ U Webinar 33663367#532

If there is any problem, you can refer to ntu-dlc’s website (https://www.dlc.ntu.edu.tw/superkit/ ) for help.

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